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Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo    Bruce Munro

Cantus Arcticus. Photo Bruce Munro

Have you noticed how music can illuminate the mind of the artist ?

This amazing piece Cantus Arcticus by British artist Bruce Munro Bruce Munro is inspired by composition ‘Cantus Arcticus’ by Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara.

Transferring this astonishing painting created with music in his mind, the reality is enriched by one more complex, intriguing art installation...

The silhouettes of circling birds and shimmering curtains of light which remind of Aurora Borealis combined with music created outstanding  immersive experience for visitors of the Coach House gallery at Waddesdon Manor.

If you visit his official site, we are sure that you will inspired by so many magnificent ideas, art and innovations ... http://www.brucemunro.co.uk/

Lumiere London light festival 2018 - in pictures

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Waterlicht, by Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde, offers the illusion of being under a sea of deep blue waves, bringing “the power and poetry of water” to the shadows of Regent’s. https://www.instagram.com/p/BeQQ3zenX-I/?tagged=lumierelondon

Northern Lights, by Swedish artist Aleksandra Stratimirovic, channels the Aurora Borealis in Grosvenor Square.


Members of the public interact with Illumaphonium by Michael Davis


People play on Impulse by Lateral Office and CS Design. Having run since 2009 when it was first held in Durham, Lumiere was last year attended by 1.3 million people in London.

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Love Motion by Rhys Coren in the Royal Academy courtyard. This is a Matisse-inspired animation of two dancing paper-cut figures projected onto the facade of the RA, accompanied by music


Spectral, by Katarzyna Malejka and Joachim Slugocki in St James’s Square. This will be Lumiere’s second year in London, following a barnstorming first impression in 2016


A work by by Stéphane Masson, on St James Market near Regent Street. The work consists of lots of small mason jars with screens behind to project images through them in time to music

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Stranger installations include an iconic London telephone box converted into a fish tank in Seven Dials. Aquarium by artists Benedetto Bufalino and Benoit Deseille

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Entre Les Rangs by Rami Bebawi/KANVA

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Director of Artichoke and Artistic Director of Lumiere London Helen Marriage says Lumiere aims to transform the usually hectic nightscape of London into a giant, outdoor art gallery

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Members of the public watch Voyage by Camille Gross and Leslie Epsztein in Piccadilly Circus. Marriage says Lumiere taps into people’s desire for the ‘be there or you’ve missed it’ moment, adding that in an age when we spend much of our time staring at screens, ‘standing in a crowd, sharing a moment, is really important’


Lightbench by Bernd Spiecker for LBO LichtBankObjekte

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Harmonic Portal by Chris Plant in St James Church, Piccadilly. The festival is integrated into the Visit London app, which will help visitors keep track of all 58 installations

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Reflektor by Studio Roso in St James’s Market


Nightlife by the Lantern Company with Jo Pocock in Leicester Square

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Lampounette by TILT


Trafalgar Square, Child Hood from Collectif Coin, co-produced by La Casemate

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The Light of the Spirit Chapter 2 by Patrice Warrener projected on to Westminster Abbey’s West Front. The work highlights sculptural details in bright colours

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People walk through The Wave by Vertigo on the Riverside Walkway, South Bank

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Source: theguardian.com

Aurora Borealis - Nature's Artist

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The bright dancing lights of the aurora are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres. They are known as 'Aurora borealis' in the north and 'Aurora australis' in the south.

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Auroral displays appear in many colours although pale green and pink are the most common. Shades of red, yellow, green, blue, and violet have been reported. The lights appear in many forms from patches or scattered clouds of light to streamers, arcs, rippling curtains or shooting rays that light up the sky with an eerie glow.

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Have a look at the video below which explains it further:


Please enjoy this time-lapse video of this natural phenomena: